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Are There Any Documented Cases Of Spreading Hiv During Participation In Sports

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...another drug injector (sometimes called "direct syringe sharing") carries a high risk of HIV transmission because infected blood can be injected directly into the bloodstream. Sharing drug equipment (or "works") can be a risk for spreading HIV. Infected blood can be introduced into drug solutions by using blood-contaminated syringes to prepare drugs; reusing water; reusing bottle caps, spoons, or other containers ("spoons" and "cookers")...
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First documented case through frottage sending donation

Dr BobThank you for taking time to answer my question. I did something very stupid. I had frottage with a guy that I don't know we both kept our underwear on the whole time my concern is I had some broken skin from masterbating myself to hard early...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Relax Max. You're fine. Frottage in tighty-whities is not considered a risk for HIV acquisition, even with a wounded mini-me. Neither worry nor HIV testing is warranted. The only thing I would caution you about Read more »

no documented cases?

Hi Doc, I have two questions - 1) Is the song 'A certain smile' by Johanny Mathis about you? - I think it is! 2) Some American based websites say insertive fellatio carries a zero risk as there has never been a documented case of anyone...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...can't publish the lyrics; they wouldn't make it through the censors.)2.I believe there is a difference between "no documented cases" and "zero risk." There certainly are "reported cases" of HIV acquisition from oral sex (both insertive and... Read more »

first documented case sending donation

Dr. Bob four weeks a go i got a hair cut and the hairdresser cut my ear with the clippers that he just finished using on a guy about 10 to 15 min before me. If he cut the guy 10 to 15 min before he used them on me and then cut my ear. am i at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,First documented case? Nope! Sorry Charlie, you'll have to look elsewhere for your 15 minutes of fame. Unless your barber is Sweeney Todd, the Demon Read more »

first documented case were to send donation

Dr. BobThank you for the great work you are doing. The other day when I came out of the dermatology office to get in my truck. I open the door handle and was stuck by something. I did not give it much thought until later that night I thought it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,First documented case? Nah! Just another illogical paranoid idea. Do you really think someone would get an HIV-infected needle out of a dumpster in Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Researchers Document Rare Case of Second HIV Infection With Different Strain

...once. A similar Boston case was reported by Dr. Bruce D. Walker at the Barcelona AIDS conference; last month a report on two cases in injection-drug users in Thailand was published. According to an editorial by Walker and Dr. Philip J.R. Goulder... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Report Documents How Opium Contributes to Spread of Disease, Deaths

...Afghan opiates is fueling addiction and drug use along trafficking routes from Iran to Central Asia," and contributing to the spread of diseases, the Associated Press reports (Oleksyn, 10/21). "Of the 15.4 million opiate users worldwide,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Movie Documents Three Men's Efforts to Promote Safe Sex During Onset of HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Early 1980s

..."Sex Positive," which chronicles the lives and efforts of three men who sought to promote safe sex during the early years of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. According to the Times , late singer-songwriter Michael Callen, activist Richard Berkowitz and... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

South African Court Case -- Documents on the Web

...Applicants," and a press release, at its Web site, (select News). In our view the real significance of this case was not so much the legal issues, but rather in showing that world public opinion will no longer allow... Read more »
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documenting a person who is diagnosed with hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...inform society about the struggle and the on going need to prevent unsafe sex and how people should not be ashamed in taking an hiv test. i plan to further my career and my passion abaout this on groing epidemic. this is also an oprotunity to... Read more »

Documented Cases of HIV thru Oral Sex on Woman

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...Are there any reported and documented cases of getting HIV thru performing oral sex on a woman ? Thanks. Read more »

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